SWAT team officers shot and killed a gunman who allegedly shot an Arlington Heights police officer late Thursday, after the suspect barricaded himself in a home and held a woman hostage.
Two elderly women, one bound to a wheelchair, lived at the home. Neighbors speculated that the third fire victim may have been a caretaker.
Firefighters found the bodies of three people inside, all on the first floor. Two of the victims were so badly burned, it was impossible to tell their age or gender.
St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights has conducted random drug tests of students since 2007, and has now added random alcohol tests – becoming the first in the Chicago area, and possibly the state, to check students for underage drinking.
One attack happened Friday morning near Hintz Road and Haddow Avenue. The other, about a mile and a half away in Lake Arlington Park. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
CBS 2’s Rob Johnson talks with one family that fought for years so that their daughter could take care of her diabetes and stay in the classroom.
Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago
A landscaper working near Illinois Route 59 and Hawthorne Lane flagged down a West Chicago police officer Thursday afternoon, when he found a car off the road. A partially decomposed body was near the car.
The question: Did the dispatcher do enough to try to save the man’s life? CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
An elderly man has died, after crashing his SUV into a retention pond in northwest suburban Arlington Heights, and spending up to 40 minutes underwater Thursday morning.
An Arlington Heights man was killed in a four-vehicle crash early Wednesday on Interstate 55 near southwest suburban Channahon.
Dunton Avenue in Arlington Heights was awash in red, white, and blue; as families lined the street to cheer veterans, bands, and – sometimes – politicians marching in the village’s parade.
A 26-year-old Arlington Heights man is being held on $100,000 bond, charged with the domestic battery of his girlfriend and forcefully preventing her from leaving the northwest suburban home.
A middle-aged Park Ridge man was convicted Tuesday of murdering his mother by throwing her over a railing and down stairs after the pair argued over family assets.
Wayne Weinke Jr. admits he called his elderly, cancer stricken mother a “f—— b—-” during a heating argument over the family’s assets. But despite the friction, Wayne Weinke remains adamant that he did not throw his mother over a railing, leading to injuries that contributed to her death seven years ago.
After 2nd graders from Riley Elementary in Arlington Heights recited facts about the history of immigration in the U.S., some 7th graders took the stage at London Middle School in Wheeling to outline their proposals before their peers and politicians.
A high-profile endorsement is drawing attention to the mayoral race in Arlington Heights.
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A woman was killed and two firefighters and two police officers were injured in a blaze Thursday morning in Arlington Heights.